Robin Dorfman [of Houston, Texas] is the former director of food services at the Henry S. Jacobs Camp in Utica, Mississippi. This kugel is adapted from Robin’s recipe, but we made it even richer by stirring in sour cream and cottage cheese. Unmolding the kugel as Ms. Dorfman suggests makes for a show-stopping presentation.
Note: Recipes in Marcie Cohen Ferris’s book Matzoh Ball Gumbo were compiled from a diverse mix of Jewish Southerners who have blended religion and region through home cooking.
For the topping:
For the kugel:
From MATZOH BALL GUMBO: CULINARY TALES OF THE JEWISH SOUTH by Marcie
Cohen Ferris. Copyright © 2005 by Marcie Cohen Ferris. Used by
permission of the University of North Carolina Press.